Tag: Pope Francis

Modernism Among Trads

One of the books I used in homeschooling was Popes Against the Modern Errors. The most important document, among several, is Pascendi Dominici Gregis, by Pope Pius X. I suggest readers take time to look at the entire document. For my purposes here, I shall refer to only a few sections. The point of this

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Spiritual Warfare Series – Part 3

Finally, I come to the nitty-gritty of how to combat hatred, Protestant type revolt, sloppy thinking, sloth and absolutely crude and rude language. One needs armour and help. We know the armour is mostly that of humility, as noted in the past two parts to this series. If one is humble, one drops the stone

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The Church is a Reflection of its Members

Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in faith. Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless, of course, you fail the test. (2 Corinthians 13:5) The Catholic Church appears to be in a crisis. A crisis, recognized by the moral failure many of its leaders. A crisis that often

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The McCarrick Scandal – What We Know and What Should We Do?

As a Catholic who dearly loves Christ and His Church, it pains me to think about the current scandal in The Church must less put these words down on paper. However, my soul rejoices in hope of the truth being revealed and the Church being purified of the rot that has infiltrated at the highest

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On Clericalism

When the Pope said the scandals were not owing to homosexuality or pedophilia, but clericalism, he was half-right and half-wrong. Most commentators online saw this statement of Pope Francis as totally wrong. I did not, but it has taken me a while to write about it, although I did in one com box early last

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A Room With a View

One of great things about being ill and having to rest a lot because of a terminal illness, is that one has time to think and pray. I consider my present state a huge blessing. Not only can I do reparation for my sins while still alive, which brings me joy, but I can think

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A Member of the Remnant Writes

Years ago, over 40, Pope Benedict stated that the future of the Church would be small isolated communities in a sea of unbelief. For years, I thought there would be a schism between the liberal Church and the remnant true believers. I no longer believe that and have not for some time. As Satan has

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A Few Tips for the Laity

One, although I am not “lay,” being a consecrated woman, who made public vows. I can help some of the laity as to how to deal with all of this anger and feeling of betrayal. I have a long history of dealing with victims of sexual abuse, which goes back to the 1960s, and before.

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The Humanity of Our Holy Priests

During my life I been fortunate to have the opportunity to meet and interact with a number of men with the indelible mark of Holy Orders. I can honestly state, the vast majority are hard working, honest men striving for holiness. Some of whom, I love and appreciate as I would a member of my

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